Yale Memorial Carillon
Harkness Tower Yale University High Street between Chapel & Elm Streets New Haven, Connecticut, USA LL: N 41.30940, W 72.92934
Yale Univ. Guild of Carillonneurs PO Box 201964 New Haven, CT 06520-1964 T: (203)432-2309 [tower] E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ellen Dickinson, (C) Yale University Bell Consultant 69 Auldwood Road Stamford, CT 06902-7815 H: (203)323-0600 F: (206)339-4433 E: email@example.com Ellen.Dickinson@gmail.com
1230 & 1700 daily during school year; 1900 most Fridays in summer (guests).
Original added semitone was sharp 4th (C#); sub-bourdon (F#) one semitone below bourdon (G); original chimestand and action supplied by Meneely Bell Co. (Troy); chimestand still in tower. A new practice keyboard was supplied by Meeks & Watson c.2000.
Traditional carillon of 54 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is F# in the bass octave Transposition is down 1 semitone(s) Keyboard range: G C / G A#28 There are no missing bass semitones There is an identical practice console The instrument was enlarged in 1966 with bells made by Taylor Prior history: In 1921, the instrument was begun with 10 bells with bells made by Taylor No auxiliary mechanisms known Tower details: Height of console: 28 meters above ground Height of lowest level of bells: 32 meters above ground Height of highest level of bells: 37 meters above ground Belfry openness: . % Year of latest technical information source is 1969
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